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Write a short note on the composition of the Vidhana Parishad.

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The Composition of the legislative council is as follows:

  • 1/3 – of the members are elected from the local bodies such as municipalities and district boards; 
  • 1/3 – of the members are elected from members of the Legislative Assembly; 
  • 1/12 – of the members are elected by the graduates from graduate constituencies. 
  • 1/12 – of the members are elected from teacher’s constituencies consisting of secondary- school, college and university- teachers; and 
  • 1/6- of the members are nominated by the Governor from the fields of science, art, social service, the co-operative movement, literature, etc.

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